from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tool similar to a hatchet, used for cutting and dressing roofing slates.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tool, similar to a hatchet, used to prepare slate for roofing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tool for trimming and puncturing roofing slates.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument used by slaters for cutting and dressing slates; a kind of hatchet with a sharp point on the pole for perforating the slate to receive the nail or pin.
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